Robin Hanson Quotes

If people were really trying to learn a lot and determine what is true, the would listen a lot and talk a little.

It is particularly humorous to consider Hanson’s quotation vis a vis Congressional Hearings.

Robin Hanson, Economist, Seminar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington DC, September 12, 2006

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Robin Hanson
Robin Hanson
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Robin Dale Hanson is an associate professor of economics at George Mason University and a research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University. He is known as an expert on idea futures and markets, and he was involved in the creation of the Foresight Institute's Foresight Exchange and DARPA’s FutureMAP project. He invented market scoring rules like LMSR (Logarithmic Market Scoring Rule) used by prediction markets such as Consensus Point (where Hanson is Chief Scientist), and has conducted research on signalling.

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